Spike Jonze Overview

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Born: October 22, 1969

Born Adam Spiegel in Missouri, Spike Jonze lived for the first part of his life in Potomac, MD. He was raised, along with his younger brother Sam, by a single mom who worked as a publicist. Abandoning his chance to go to college, he decided to go into a print career working as an editor, writer and photographer on Freestylin', Go, and BMX Action, all BMX/freestyle magazines, and Homeboy, which was into BMX, music, skateboarding, etc. It turned out that Spike ended up shooting more than writing... See All

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